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Great Food For a Great Sex Life

Updated on April 18, 2013

Good Food for A Great Sex Life


A good healthy diet has always been linked to a good healthy sex life and some foods have more aphrodisiac qualities than others.

Natural foods for example are not only good for your health, but they tend to contain vitamins and minerals that give your libido an extra boost, they are also low in calories and can help as part of your dieting regime, the increased libido, is an extra bonus that can lead to burning off a lot more of those unwanted calories when you and your partner get under the duvet.

Almonds Full of Vitamin E

Oysters Famed for Their Aphrodisiac Properties


If you ask anyone to name an aphrodisiac, 99 out of 100 people would answer oysters.

Love them or hate them oysters are a powerful aphrodisiac, it could be their appearance that makes them a favourite they do look a little like the female genitalia, but oysters contain D-aspartic acid and NMDA which are powerful chemicals that trigger the release of sex hormones, they also contain a lot of Zinc that increases the males sperm count, and gets him in the mood, Prawns and Sushi are also good.

12 oysters = 78 calories

Pumpkin Seeds a Good source of Magnesium

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are full of essential fatty acids and zinc.

They also are a good source of Magnesium that is vital for arousal and orgasm, and it helps your muscles to relax.

A scattering of Pumpkin seeds on your salad or over your cereal should be enough for that added boost.

10grams of Pumpkin seeds = 57 calories


Almonds are packed with Vitamin E better known as the sex Vitamin because it boosts blood flow to both the male and female sex organs, these are sure to boost your passion as well as increase the production of healthy sperm in males.

20grams of Almonds = 122 calories

Ginger Improves Blood flow


Ginger doesn't only spice up your food it can also help to put some extra spice in your sex life too.

It improves blood flow to your sexual organs, and contains Vitamin C, zinc and magnesium a sure fire bet to heat things up between the sheets.

A 1cm piece of ginger = 2 calories

Garlic a Natural Viagra?


Garlic may be bad for your breath, but it opens up your blood vessels and increases flow to your sexual organs, a natural Viagra as it has been touted.

Just remember the mouthwash and to brush your teeth before you begin your love fest.

1 garlic clove = 3 calories

Chocolate a Libido Booster


Women who regularly eat chocolate have higher levels of desire and gain more satisfaction from sex, according to Italian scientists.

Chocolate is also high in Phenylalanine which boosts the libido as well as your pleasure hormones and chocolate produces a similar feeling to falling in love.

Four Squares of good quality dark chocolate = 132 calories

Chicken and Almond Salad Highly Charged with Aphrodesiacs

Prepare Your Day for a Passionate Night to Remember

Now that we have an idea of the foods that can help to increase the male and female Libido, we can get our bodies ready for a hot steamy passionate night using the ingredients above.

Starting with breakfast and continuing the trend with lunch and dinner you will be so full of aphrodisiac foods that you and your partner will be foaming at the mouth desperate to get your hands and other parts on each other.


Apple Muesli

Mix 40g of muesli with a tablespoon of pumpkin seeds, half a grated apple and add skimmed milk,


Chicken and Almond Salad

Shred a cooked chicken breast and mix with lettuce, peppers, tomatoes, and a tablespoon of low fat garlic dressing, scatter a tablespoon of toasted almonds over the top.


A dozen Oysters

Served raw on the half shell with lemon wedges, 2 slices of Garlic bruschetta and a green salad, followed by a low fat chocolate pudding, followed by four pieces of crystallised ginger.


4 Squares of a good quality dark chocolate

2 Ginger biscuits

A bag of Pumpkin seeds


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      chriss 3 years ago

      I don't know if it true, but I heard that different seeds you make like a souce. Is tha true?

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 3 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      now I wonder what happens if you eat all of these in one day? My husband will never know! lol - a fun page for sure

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      idigwebsites 4 years ago from United States

      I know chocolate as a known aphrodisiacs, but it's interesting also to see oysters and gingers, foods that I never thought would spice up one's sex life. Really interesting.

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      Shariful Islam 4 years ago from Bangladesh

      Wow, awesome. This is a great, interesting hub. Next time i try to it.

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      maupye 4 years ago

      really...this is very informative

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      masud from bangladesh 5 years ago

      almond is a great sex improved food.

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      angad 6 years ago

      Tipes are good.

      But i want to know only those dry fruit & food name which has much more power to increase the sex power for male and female.

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      Singh 6 years ago

      Useful information. But advise me that should we use the food continuously? Or for a particular period for the permanent solution?

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      sam 6 years ago

      concentrate on your regular excersize

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      shareef 6 years ago

      Good idea this is most and uselful idea for food


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      Adrienne F Manson 6 years ago from Atlanta

      Hi Jimmy, Very interesting hub. I do know Ginger is great for a lot different health ailments. Didn't know ginger is good for a spicy sex life. Thanks for sharing.

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      joe 6 years ago

      read the book great sex great food. It is all you need to change your life and hve the best sex on a consistent basis. wow is all i can say. 47 yrs old and feel better than when i was 16. If only i had read this book then I could have been a romeo

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      Rocky 6 years ago

      Good formula

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      Skid 6 years ago

      Nice Information

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      Rashel Datta 6 years ago

      hi i need to know wich is food good for sex?

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      sammy ghana 7 years ago

      so ginger n garlic have these power n people don't like the smile of it?

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      Crystallised Ginger 7 years ago

      I love Crystallised Ginger

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      faisal 8 years ago

      there is a natural food calls salajeet comes from trees in kashmire in india and pakistan,which beats vigra and any other medicine i am serious because i have tried i was up for more then four hours. faisal

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      SALAM 9 years ago

      EXCELLENT .....

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      Imad 9 years ago

      I'm gonna bring Chocolate mixed with Almonds, I have "match" tonight. Thanx!

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      jhkh 9 years ago


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      James Paterson 10 years ago from Scotland

      Hope you have a good evening John(wink wink)....jimmy

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      DayTradersWin 10 years ago from Laguna, California

      Eat for the Treats

      I'll be right back - on my way to the store to stock my sex life shelf

      I had a neighbor with an oyster shell covered driveway - rarely saw the guy.

      Good luck with your Hub, John

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      J D Murrah 10 years ago from Refugee from Shoreacres, Texas

      Sounds appetizing!

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      JPSO138 10 years ago from Cebu, Philippines, International

      Quite interesting. Have you got any idea if coffee and rhum mix together could also enhance the sex drive. Coffee increases heart rate which increases circulation and rhum increases the body heat... though I am not sure but some people are doing it and they say that its effective. But generally, your hub is very informative. I like it!

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      Prince Maak 10 years ago from Just Above the EARTH and below the SKY

      Hi Jimmy,

      Almonds are my favourite D.Fruit, gr8 Info...

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      James Paterson 10 years ago from Scotland

      lol maybe you could make a garlic and ginger dip for them ......jimmy

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      Stephanie Hicks 10 years ago from Bend, Oregon

      Hmmm.... Always did like almonds. And chocolate. Chocolate covered almonds. I'm in the mood already.

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      Wisdom Kim 10 years ago

      Great Information!

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      Stacie Naczelnik 10 years ago from Seattle

      Nice. Vegetarians taste better.

      Vitamin E is the Sex Vitamin, huh? Pass those almonds.

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      Eloise Madeline 10 years ago from Santa Cruz, California

      This might be one of the most useful things I have seen on the web in a long time. good show.